Data Structure for an Archival Image System: A Proposal

Elizabeth Carley Oddy


Imagine that you are a researcher, preparing a history of the literary movement in the United States. You have already combed the published literature for useful information. Now it is time to look at documents created by the various people and organizations who have actually done literacy work. You are aware that, in its Arents Library for Special Collections, Syracuse University holds the papers of Laubach Literacy International and its founder, Frank Laubach, as well as the papers of Literacy Volunteers of America. These are unlike normal library materials in that they are unique collections of personal papers and organizational records.

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